Title:
Combined tube container and closure
United States Patent D358760


Inventors:
Sherman, Adam (Brooklyn, NY)
Mckinney, James C. (Cranbury, NJ)
Neveras, George J. (Kendall, NJ)
Application Number:
07/880312
Publication Date:
05/30/1995
Filing Date:
05/04/1992
Assignee:
Colgate-Palmolive Co. (New York, NY)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D09/449
Field of Search:
D9/434-436, D9/444-450, D9/452-454, D9/302, D9/306, D9/510, 215/224, 215/235-236, 222/153, D6/541
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US Patent References:
5143234Single walled dispensing closures with positive alignment meansSeptember, 1992Lohrman et al.215/235
D314147Upper portion of a dispenser and integral cap thereforJanuary, 1991DavisD9/446
4854473Single-piece snap hinge closureAugust, 1989Dubach215/235
D265060Dispensing closureJune, 1982BlankD9/449
4236653Child-resistant dispensing closureDecember, 1980Gach222/153
3741447CONTAINER CAPJune, 1973Miles et al.D9/450
D223900N/AJune, 1972Douglas et al.D9/446
D212463N/AOctober, 1968VanderhydeD9/452
D200182N/AJanuary, 1965Crowell et al.D9/448
3107035Squeeze cap for dispensing liquids in drop unitsOctober, 1963CholetD9/447
D193121N/AJune, 1962WickmanD9/447



Other References:
Polytop Dispensing Closures ad, Package Engineering, Apr. 1981, p. 120.
Primary Examiner:
Douglas, Alan P.
Assistant Examiner:
Spear R.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Mcgreal, Michael J.
Sullivan, Robert C.
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a combined tube container and closure, as shownand described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a top front perspective view of a combined tube container and closure, showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top front perspective view of a second embodiment thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top front perspective view of a third embodiment thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a side elevational view thereof, the opposite side being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 8 is a perspective view of the design of FIG. 1 with the closure in the closed position;

FIG. 9 is a rear elevational view thereof with the closure in the open position; and,

FIG. 10 is a rear elevational thereof with the closure in a closed position .